Excursion to Baku fortresses 20.12.2015
Excursion to Baku fortresses
-8.45 Meet at Koroglu metro station.
-11.00 Qala Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum Complex.
-15.20 Mardakan towers (quadrangular and round towers).
-18.00 Koroglu metro station.
15 AZN (transportation, entrance museum complexes and a photo session).
The Temple of Eternal Fire - Ateshgah - It is well-known practically all over the world. This territory is known for such unique natural phenomenon as burning natural gas outlets. The temple in its present state was constructed in the 17th-18th centuries. The earliest temple part is dated Protected content . The latest - the central temple-altar was built with the support of merchant Kanchangar in Protected content .
Qala Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum Complex The National Academy of Science of Azerbaijan have carried out excavation works here. As a result of the excavations, various finds related to the 3rd and 2nd millennia B.C., as well as 14th and 15th centuries were discovered. two underground tunnels leading to the Caspian Sea and Baku city related to the Protected content and Protected content centuries and a tendir related to the 18th century are demonstrated. Mainly human and animal figures, various fragments were engraved on the rocks here. The Qala Fortress related to the Protected content centuries includes a tower and a stronghold. Golden coins, remnants of a golden bracelet and ceramic samples related to the Protected content centuries are displayed in a stronghold related to the Protected content centuries.
Mardakan quadrangular tower There are two keeps - one being with around tower, the other with a quadrangular tower. These towers are parts of the general chain of towers and other fortresses over theAbsheron peninsula. When enemies attacked, the tops of these towers were lit up with oil to warn the population of the approaching danger. The round tower was built in the 13th century and is 15.5 meters in diameter with three stories. The quadrangular tower dates from 14th century and is about 25 meters tall with five stories.
-Qala Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum Complex the price includes only 1 museum.
- Students are advised to bring their student cards.
- You can take lunch with you or have it at our restaurant.
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